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Monthly Bookkeeping, Payroll, Financial Statements or Tax returns for Property sector and Real Healthcare professionals and Medical practitioners

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Hire Remote Bookkeeper, Accountant , Tax return Preparer or Admin Person

Monthly Bookkeeping, Payroll, Financial Statements & Tax returns for Healthcare professionals and Medical practitioners

Quality Driven Approach

QuickBooks and Xero Certified Experts

50% Reduction in Costs

Part Time / Full Time Roles For

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Bookkeeping software expertise

Bookkeeping software expertise

End to End Remote Bookkeeping & Accounting services for Business Owners & Accounting firms

Meru Accounting is a CPA firm providing complete outsource bookkeeping and accounting solutions to CPAs and small & medium-sized businesses across the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Hongkong, Canada, and European countries.

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Bookkeeping Service

Regular Management Accounts for your Business, We serve bookkeeping services for different industries.

Setup Xero/Quickbooks

Set up your accounting software in a day through our checklist, for converting a client from your legacy software to Xero.

Bookkeeping for CPAs

We help CPAs to reduce 50 % of their cost by outsourcing recurring tasks to us, with trust and security.


We do Payroll for all countries in all software and comply with all tax formalities of the IRS, HMRC, ATO, etc.

Payable Accounting

Manage your Payables on daily basis, cost-effectively with reduced invoice discrepancies and disputes.

Indirect Tax

We do BAS, VAT, GST101A, Sales Tax, etc. reduce attribution errors and costs, and ensure indirect taxes are handled correctly.

Bookkeeping in healthcare is similar to bookkeeping in any other industry, but it has some specific requirements due to the nature of the healthcare sectorIt includes financial involvement with the patients in terms of payment received for the services, testing and other medical administration, etc. For that, we must maintain the books of accounts in such a manner that they can clearly show the cost, inventories, and profit. By doing so, we can get an idea of how to take the necessary steps to grow in this profession.

The first step to managing this is to make sure that the books of accounts are updated properly. Also, all the income from patients, overheads, equipment, medication, labor costs, etc. is recorded in the books of accounts. Through this, the other books of accounts can be maintained too. It would also help in preparing books of accounts as per legal terms and complying with norms.

Some of the important aspects of bookkeeping in healthcare include:

  1. Accurate recording of transactions: Healthcare providers deal with a large volume of transactions on a daily basis, including payments from insurance companies, patients, and government programs. It is important to accurately record each transaction to maintain accurate financial records.
  2. Managing patient accounts: Healthcare providers need to maintain detailed records of patient accounts, including billing and payment information. This information is important for financial planning and forecasting.
  3. Compliance with regulatory requirements: The healthcare industry is highly regulated, and providers must comply with a variety of rules and regulations related to financial reporting, privacy, and security. Bookkeepers in healthcare need to be familiar with these regulations and ensure that all financial records are in compliance.
  4. Maintaining accurate inventory records: Healthcare providers need to maintain accurate inventory records of medical supplies, medications, and equipment. This helps ensure that they have the necessary supplies on hand to provide high-quality care to patients.
  5. Reporting on financial performance: Healthcare providers need to track their financial performance, including revenue, expenses, and profitability. Accurate financial reports help providers make informed decisions about how to manage their resources and invest in new equipment, facilities, or technology  

What is GAAP in the healthcare industry?

GAAP stands for Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. It is a set of accounting rules, standards, and guidelines that are commonly accepted and followed by accountants in the United States to ensure consistency, transparency, and accuracy in financial reporting. In the healthcare industry, GAAP provides a framework for healthcare organizations to prepare their financial statements, such as income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, in a standardized manner. GAAP-compliant financial statements enable healthcare organizations to present their financial information to stakeholders, such as investors, lenders, and regulators, in a clear and consistent way. Adherence to GAAP is important for healthcare organizations because it helps ensure that their financial statements accurately reflect their financial position, performance, and cash flow. This, in turn, provides a basis for informed decision-making by management, investors, and other stakeholders.

Why is bookkeeping important for hospitals?

Bookkeeping is important for hospitals for several reasons:

  1. Financial management: Hospitals deal with large amounts of money and assets, including medical equipment, real estate, and supplies. Bookkeeping helps hospitals manage their finances effectively by keeping track of income and expenses, monitoring cash flow, and ensuring compliance with financial regulations.
  2. Tax compliance: Hospitals are subject to various taxes, including income tax, payroll tax, and sales tax. Proper bookkeeping helps hospitals maintain accurate financial records and file tax returns correctly, avoiding penalties and fines.
  3. Operational efficiency: Bookkeeping helps hospitals identify areas of inefficiency and waste, allowing them to reduce costs and improve their bottom line. By tracking expenses and revenue, hospitals can make informed decisions about budgeting and resource allocation.
  4. Decision-making: Accurate and up-to-date financial records provide hospital management with the information they need to make informed decisions about the organization’s future. Bookkeeping helps hospitals identify trends, anticipate future needs, and develop strategies for growth.

Overall, bookkeeping is essential for hospitals to operate efficiently, maintain financial stability, and provide quality healthcare services to patients.

How are bookkeeping and accounting done for doctors and physicians?

Bookkeeping and accounting for doctors and physicians are similar to those for any other small business. However, there are certain nuances and considerations that are unique to the healthcare industry.

Here are some of the ways in which bookkeeping and accounting are done for doctors and physicians:

In summary, bookkeeping and accounting for doctors and physicians require attention to detail and compliance with tax regulations. By keeping accurate records and using appropriate software, doctors can focus on providing quality healthcare to their patients while leaving the financial management to the experts.

Which accounting methods are used for healthcare?

Accrual method  

Hospitals and doctors generally use accrual accounting for their financial reporting. Accrual accounting records revenues and expenses when they are earned or incurred, regardless of when cash is actually received or paid out. This method provides a more accurate picture of the financial health of the organization and allows for better decision-making based on the matching principle. However, some smaller healthcare practices may also use cash basis accounting, which records revenues and expenses when cash is received or paid out.

Simple Accounting Method

To make sure that the books of accounts do not consume a lot of time and work simply, we assist in preparing a simple accounting method that integrates your current practice software perfectly with Quick Books. It makes the process faster for you, with no errors. In the long run, it will turn out to be a very beneficial method as it will take less time and you can involve more in your profession with no worry of managing your finances.

What are some common mistakes in bookkeeping and accounting in the healthcare industry?

How can Meru Accounting help?

We provide our clients  with the best services and high-quality practices in accounting. We have managed many clients’ books of accounts successively and have built reliability into our services. We understand the profession of physicians, and we are committed to helping you secure your financial goals in sync with your medical practice by taking care of the challenges and providing you with a clearer view of your finances.

Get in touch with us for a free consultation on business advisory so that we can serve your profession by adding value to it.

Hiring Virtual Accountant With Meru Accounting

Meru Accounting provides world-class services that cater to all the needs of cloud accounting and bookkeeping of your business.

We work on the best accounting software like Xero and Quickbooks, as well as add-ons that will make sure all your work is up-to-date.

Help you with switching from your traditional software to Xero and Quickbooks.

We also manage VAT, BAS, Sales Tax and Indirect taxes for you so you are always ready at the end of the financial year.

When you choose to outsource your accounting work with us, it benefits you in the following ways:
  1. Cost-saving
  2. Access to skilled and experienced professionals
  3. Better management of books of accounts
  4. Decreased chances of errors
  5. Improve business efficiency
  6. De-burdens in-office employee’s dependency
  7. Better turnaround time

We work on virtual technologies like Team Viewer, Virtual Private Network (VPN) to share and access data from your system.
You have to share your accounting software login details.

Through that, we complete all of your work and update it on the cloud, so you can have access to your data from anywhere and at any time.

Software is not a barrier for us. Due to our strong and professional accounting knowledge, we can prepare your books in almost any of the accounting software.
Our experts are always all ears to listen to your queries regarding bookkeeping and accounting or our services. You can contact us anytime by visiting: Contact Us page.
We provide our bookkeeping services at the rate of US $10 per hour. So, you only need to pay for the amount of time actual work is done.
We take certain preventive measures to secure your data, like:
  • Cyberoam Firewall to prevent any kind of foreign threat.
  • Dual-step authentication
  • Implement anti-virus
  • Limit user access so that login details are with a few people.
Meru Accounting work on some of the best accounting software’s like:
  • Xero
  • Quickbooks
  • Netsuite
  • Saasu
  • Wave
  • Odoo
Along with that, we also work with many add-ons like Workflow Max, Receipt Bank, Slack, TradeGecko etc., to extend your software’s capacity and improved work experience.

To book for trial, call us on our numbers or Please fill out the form here.

Our Work Information

We have combined team of Professionals. Seniors are generally Certified Chartered Accountants. Junior Bookkeepers are having Qualifications like Bachelors of Commerce, Masters of Commerce, Masters in Business Administration in the subject of Accounts and Finance, Intermediate level Qualification of Chartered Accountancy, etc.
For information visit our work methodology page.
We prepare a checklist of information required for bookkeeping and send you at timely intervals so as to ensure that we can do bookkeeping faster.
We can provide to you once we move ahead in our interview.
We serve clients on MYOB and have expertise working in Essentials, Account Rights Plus, etc.
Yes, We are presently processing Payroll for Number of clients in US , UK and Australia and take care of complete payroll activities.
Goods and Service tax (GST) is levied on sales of all the goods and services in Australia. GST is generally chargeable at 10% of value of sales.

Business Activity Statement is a predefined form to be submitted to the Australian Tax office by all the business persons in order to report on their all the tax obligations during the period covered.

BAS is generally required to be filed quarterly by various businesses.

Individual Business Owners

Yes, Owner of the business can prepare sign and lodge the tax return on his own. Its not mandatory that the Tax return needs to be signed by an EA or CPA.

No , its not mandatory that it should be prepared by only CPA or EA. It can be prepared by anyone who has PTIN.

We have Enrolled Agent who has the Authority to sign the documents for our clients after completing the through professional check.
Meru Accounting has its operational centre in India and hence the prices are quite less as compared to US based CPA’s and Enrolled Agents.
Meru Accounting has a team of Tax experts. Each Tax expert prepares around 300-400 Tax returns every year for various CPA’s in United States and Individual Businesses like yours. Due to this vast Experience and Robust Quality Check processes in place we can ensure you about correct Tax planning for your firm.
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Construction Industry

Real Estate Industry


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Physicians Doctors Physiotherapist Dentist


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Nonprofit Organizations

Franchise Business

Amazon Sellers

Rental Business

Mining Industry

Manufacturing Industry

Information Technology & SAAS Based Companies

Age Care/ Health Care/ Spa & Saloons

Logistics, Transportation & Trucking

Travel, Tourism & Entertainment Industry

Trading /Brokers

Power & Infrastructure

Wholsale & Retail Industry

Gems & Jewelry Retailer & Exporter


Brick & Mortar Industry

Professional Training Business

Consultancy Business

Aerospace Industry

Financial Services


Restaurant & Hotel Business

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